Our Latest Thinking on Lean & Manufacturing

Improving efficiency in manufacturing requires embracing digital in innovative ways. But even more essential is adopting a culture of continuous improvement. Explore BCG’s latest thought leadership on lean and manufacturing to learn how digital tools and capabilities are shaping the factory of the future.

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COVID-19

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COVID-19 and the New Leadership Agenda

The COVID-19 outbreak underscores the need to be resilient in the face of transformative global risk.

Manufacturing

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Quality 4.0 Takes More Than Technology

Digital tools can greatly enhance quality management—but to fully capture their value, manufacturers must also develop change management, communication, and teaming skills.

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Blockchain in the Factory of the Future

Manufacturing operations increasingly require data sharing and collaboration across complex networks of companies and machines. Is blockchain the solution to these challenges?

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Made in America: The Future of US Manufacturing

There’s no need more urgent than building a bigger, more highly skilled workforce.

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Supply Chain

Redrawing the Map of Global Trade

Redrawing the Map of Global Trade

Even when the global economy fully recovers, the international trade landscape will look dramatically different in the years ahead than it did before the pandemic.

Inside the Bionic Supply Chain

BCG’s Stefan Gstettner compares the “Bionic Supply Chain” – humans and machines using advanced technologies to collaborate far more effectively – with traditional supply chain approaches, in this excerpt from an interview with LokadTV. See the full episode here: The Bionic Supply Chain.


Expert Interviews

Amit Ganeriwalla on Supply Chains in the Digital Era

Amit Ganeriwalla on Supply Chains in the Digital Era

Amit Ganeriwalla on Supply Chains in the Digital Era

Leveraging Digital to Improve Manufacturing Productivity

Leveraging Digital to Improve Manufacturing Productivity

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